Tigers recalling Blaine Hardy, promoting prospect JaCoby Jones; optioning Boyd, McGehee

Rosters around Major League Baseball are set to expand later this week, giving teams even more options come September to further their chances of making the postseason. However, before doing so, the Tigers have made a few notable roster changes, including one surrounding one of their top-tier prospects. The Tigers have purchased the contract of … Read more

Tigers offense musters just four hits, Detroit drops rubber match 5-0 to Angels

After a horrendous night Saturday, the Tigers are looking to bounce back from their game 2 loss at the hands of the Angels. Anibal Sanchez toed the rubber looking to continue his August dominance, in which he is 2-1 in five starts with a .366 ERA and 26 strikeouts while holding opposing hitters to a .216 average … Read more

Four Tigers ejected, offense frustrated in 3-2 loss to Angels

Riding a five-game winning streak and having won six of their last eight overall, the Detroit Tigers came into Saturday’s game against the Angels with a chance to jump back into the playoff picture. A win would have tied them with Baltimore for the second Wild Card spot in the American League. Taking the ball for … Read more

Erick Aybar gives Brad Ausmus flexibility with lineup when Tigers get healthy

Mired with injuries over the last couple weeks, the Detroit Tigers realized that their best option for a viable replacement in the infield was to acquire a veteran in shortstop Erick Aybar in place of the injured Jose Iglesias. Iglesias last played on August 10 during the team’s recent road trip through Seattle and Texas and to fill … Read more

Tigers pile on the runs again, survive late Twins rally to earn series sweep with 8-5 victory

On Thursday, the Detroit Tigers had a chance to go for their second road sweep of the Minnesota Twins this season, their eighth straight win at Target Field, and their fourth win in a row overall. On the bump for Detroit was lefty Daniel Norris (1-2, 3.81 ERA), who has pitched well his last four times out to … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

Since the last time we updated the Nation on the action in the bushes for the Tigers, we’ve seen a lot of predominantly reserve players pressed into action and playing more regularly for the parent club because of the injuries. In addition to promoting Triple-A All-Star Casey McGehee, Detroit has also had to promote shortstop Dixon Machado … Read more

Tigers try (and fail) to live by the long ball, lose to Red Sox 3-2

After splitting the first 2 games of the series, the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox took the field for a Saturday night classic at Comerica Park. The pregame festivities included a presentation celebrating the 20 year career of Boston designated hitter, David Ortiz. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez both congratulated Big Papi at home … Read more

Tigers score three in the 8th, complete comeback victory 4-3 over Red Sox

Hoping to get a sour taste out of their mouth after being swept by division rival Kansas City, the Detroit Tigers were right back at it on Thursday with a day game against the Boston Red Sox for the first of four this weekend. Boston has been hot as of late despite all the traveling they had … Read more

Weekly recap: Consecutive shutout wins vs. Rangers salvage rough week for Tigers

If one were to look at the hitting stats from the Detroit Tigers on their recently completed west region trip in Seattle and Texas, one would be scratching their head as to how the Tigers registered a respectable .261/.318/.404 team slash line in six games, but also managed to average just 3.5 runs per contest and … Read more

Matt Boyd outduels Cole Hamels, Tigers snap losing skid with 2-0 victory

The Tigers needed to find some way to flip the script and snap their five-game losing streak on Saturday facing Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers. Hamels had won eight of his last decisions coming into game two of this three-game set. It was definitely a tall task for Tigers starter Matt Boyd facing a Rangers club that … Read more

Anibal Sanchez struggles again, late rally falls short as Tigers lose fifth straight, 8-5

After a 2 hour, 40-minute rain delay in Arlington, Texas, the Tigers were eventually able to get on the field and try to bounce back from a three-game sweep at the hands of the Seattle Mariners. They took the wet field against the American League West-leading Texas Rangers. Aníbal Sánchez (6-11, 5.88 ERA) took the hill … Read more

Hisashi Iwakuma silences Tigers’ bats, Seattle shuts out Detroit 3-0

Coming off a 7-2 homestand and having won ten of their last 12 games overall, the Detroit Tigers kicked off a six-game road trip on Monday with the first of three games in Seattle against the Mariners. Game 1 featured two completely different pitchers – rookie sensation Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.42 ERA) opposed crafty veteran Hisashi Iwakuma … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

The last time we updated the Nation on the farm system for the Detroit Tigers, We talked about some of the current Tigers that were rehabbing in the minors along with some of the notable names making the jump between different levels. It’s time to dig in and see who’s hot and who’s not in our … Read more

Sanchez twirls a gem, K-Rod allows two runs in 9th as Mets take series finale 3-1

On Sunday, the Tigers had a chance to go for their 11th win in their last 12 games and their third sweep in the last four series overall after earning a 6-5 victory on Saturday over the New York Mets. It came at a price though, as it was announced Nick Castellanos and Jordan Zimmermann were both heading … Read more

Nick Castellanos expected to miss a month; Jordan Zimmermann going back on DL

The Tigers secured their tenth win in their last 11 games when they defeated the New York Mets 6-5. It also notched their fourth straight series win overall and tenth series win at home in their last 12 at Comerica Park. Unfortunately, the game came at a price when third baseman Nick Castellanos was hit by a pitch … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

Much like the Detroit Tigers in Major League Baseball, the minor leagues are just about halfway home, unofficially of course, through the 2016 campaign. Where has the season gone? The parent club Detroit finished 46-43 in the first half, a bit lackluster if you ask a majority of Tigers fans who have held higher standards for the … Read more